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Recipe: Learn To Make “The Chew” Chef Mario Batali’s Braised Pork Butt with Squash

By   /  September 29, 2014  /  Food and Drink, Life, Lifestyle, Recipe  /  No Comments

Looking to prepare a dinner for two on Friday night or perhaps a weekend bash with some of your closest friends, but aren’t sure what to prepare? Today on “The Chew” chef Mario Batali shared his recipe for braised pork butt with squash, and as an added bonus, co-host Daphne Oz showed you how to prepare […]

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Recipe: Learn To Make “The Chew” Chef Michael Symon’s Chicago Style Italian Beef Sandwich

By   /  September 29, 2014  /  Food and Drink, Life, Lifestyle, Recipe  /  No Comments

When it comes to food, Chicago is known for many great dishes including pizza and Italian beef! Earlier today on “The Chew” chef Michael Symon shared his favorite Chicago dish, his Chicago style Italian beef sandwiches aka a Midwestern delicacy. Who doesn’t love a great sandwich, especially with all the fixins. Be sure to scroll down […]

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“Quick-Fix Southern” Author Rebecca Lang Shares Three Breakfast Recipes for Better Breakfast Month

By   /  September 29, 2014  /  Breakfast, Food and Drink, Life, Lifestyle, Recipe  /  No Comments

You can't go wrong with a Spring Asparagus Ham and Egg Sandwich on Roman Meal Whole Grain Bread!

My dad was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes when I was very young, so eating fruits, vegetables, healthy meats and wheat bread were the norm for us. We went from eating white bread one day to Roman Meal Whole Grain Bread the next. You would think as a kid, it’d be difficult to switch from […]

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Recipe: Learn To Make “The Chew” Chefs Mario Batali and Michael Symon’s Braised Short Ribs with Pearl Onions and Potatoes!

By   /  September 23, 2014  /  Food and Drink, Life, Lifestyle, Recipe  /  No Comments

“The Chew’s” Mario Batali, Carla Hall, Clinton Kelly and Michael Symon released their new cookbook  “The Chew (Festive and Delicious Recipes for Every Occasion: A Year of Celebrations“, and they celebrated the release of their beautiful new cookbook with adaptions of their favorite recipes from the book! Today, talented (and hilarious) chefs Mario Batali and Michael […]

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Recipe: Learn To Make “The Chew” Chef Carla Hall’s Fig Upside Down Cake

By   /  September 23, 2014  /  Food and Drink, Life, Lifestyle, Recipe  /  No Comments

On the hunt for the perfect fig recipe this fall? If so, you’ll adore our favorite chef, Carla Hall’s decadent fig upside down cake! It’s the perfect dessert for a weekend brunch, and the best part is it’s easy enough for the novice chef and takes less than an hour to prepare!       […]

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A Glam Chandelier Makes a House a Home + Pottery Barn 20% Chandeliers On Sale

By   /  September 23, 2014  /  Home, Home & Garden, Life, Lifestyle, Shopping  /  No Comments

CLARISSA GLASS DROP EXTRA-LONG RECTANGULAR CHANDELIER. Pottery Barn

I have had an obsession chandeliers ever since my parents and I drove down to Point Richmond when I was a kid. The waterfront homes are exquisite and have one luxurious accessory that has the power to make a house a home, and that’s a glamorous French chandelier near the entryway. But I don’t believe […]

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Recipe: Learn To Make “The Chew” Chef Mario Batali’s Cherry Stuffed Chicken Legs

By   /  September 22, 2014  /  Food and Drink, Life, Lifestyle, Recipe  /  No Comments

On the hunt for a new chicken recipe to add to your nightly family dinners? If so, you’re in luck! On the Monday, September 22nd episode of “The Chew”, chef Mario Batali shared his sweet and salty cherry stuffed chicken legs recipe. It’s the perfect dish that you can prepare on the backyard barbecue during […]

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Recipe: Learn To make “The Chew” Co-Host Clinton Kelly’s Green Tomato Gazpacho with Grilled Lobster

By   /  September 22, 2014  /  Food and Drink, Life, Lifestyle, Recipe  /  No Comments

"Dallas" star Jesse Metcalfe and Clinton Kelly working hard preparing their green tomato gazpacho with grilled lobster on "The Chew"!

Do you love green tomatoes? If so, you’ll adore the green tomato gazpacho with grilled lobster recipe, Clinton Kelly made with “Dallas” star Jesse Metcalfe on “The Chew” today! The best part is this delicious dish is easy enough for the novice chef to make and takes 30 minutes or less to prepare.       If you’d […]

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Chef Carla Hall Shares Small Business Secrets and How 20 Business Owners Can Win A $150,000 Grant Interview

By   /  September 21, 2014  /  Business, Celebrities, celebrity, Interview, Interviews, Life, Lifestyle  /  No Comments

Carla Hall is one of the top chefs in the nation. She co-hosts ABC’s “The Chew” and owns the successful small business, Carla Hall Petite Cookies. Carla was kind enough to join me for an interview recently to dish on how she gained the courage to leave her job as an account to embark on a […]

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How To Entertain This Fall With Fresh Pumpkins, Dahlias Via Better Homes & Gardens Autumn Glow

By   /  September 20, 2014  /  Life, Lifestyle, Party  /  No Comments

As someone who loves the outdoors, fall has to be one of my favorite seasons! The weather is perfect for entertaining outdoors and enjoying all that nature has to offer. If you’re looking to entertain this season, you’ll definitely want to check out the October 2014 issue of Better Homes & Gardens! It is chock full of […]

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Recipe: Learn To Make “The Chew” Chef Michael Symon’s American Sliders!

By   /  September 19, 2014  /  Food and Drink, Life, Lifestyle, Recipe  /  No Comments

Looking for a fun and delicious recipe for the kids this weekend? How about delicious American sliders?! On the Friday, September 19th episode of “The Chew” chef Michael Symon invited guest (and “Celebrity Name Game” host) Craig Ferguson make this fun diner classic that is easy to prepare and takes less than 30 minutes.   […]

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Recipe: Learn to Make “The Chew” Chef Mario Batali’s Shrimp and Spinach Spaghetti with Cream Cheese Tomato Sauce

By   /  September 19, 2014  /  Food and Drink, Life, Lifestyle, Recipe  /  No Comments

Earlier this week on “The Chew” chef Michael Symon created a delicious spaghetti with corn, bacon and jalapeños, and today chef Mario Batali may have topped his tasty dish with his own spaghetti recipe, his shrimp and spinach spaghetti with cream cheese tomato sauce. Not only does it sound scrumptious, it is relatively easy to […]

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Recipe: Learn To Make “The Chew” Chef Michael Symon’s Steak and Potatoes Blue Plate Special

By   /  September 18, 2014  /  Food and Drink, Life, Lifestyle, Recipe  /  No Comments

"The Chew" chef Michael Symon's blue plate special with steak, potatoes, glazed carrots and broccoli (topped with delicious feta cheese)!

Are you on the hunt for a great steak and potatoes recipe your family will love for dinner tomorrow night? If so, you’re in luck! This week on “The Chew”, chef Michael Symon shared his twist on the classic diner “Blue Plate Special”. The best part is it’s easy and takes 30 minutes to prepare!   […]

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Recipe: Learn To Make “The Chew” Chef Michael Symon’s Spaghetti with Corn, Bacon and Jalapeños!

By   /  September 17, 2014  /  Food and Drink, Life, Lifestyle, Recipe  /  No Comments

Chef Michael Symon's spaghetti with corn, bacon and jalapeño recipe from "The Chew"!

Who doesn’t love a good spaghetti recipe, especially when it has farm fresh vegetables and BACON! Yesterday on “The Chew” chef Michael Symon shared his recipe for spaghetti with corn, bacon and jalapeños! Doesn’t that sound amazing? I love to eat fresh corn, scrumptious bacon and jalapeños any and every chance I can get, so this recipe […]

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Recipe: Learn To Make “The Chew” Chef Michael Symon’s Roasted Tomato Crostini

By   /  September 15, 2014  /  Food and Drink, Life, Lifestyle  /  No Comments

  On the hunt for a perfect last minute meatless Monday dish or perhaps a delicious vegetarian appetizer for your next soiree? If so, you’re in luck! Today on “The Chew” chef Michael Symon prepared a scrumptious easy-to-make roasted tomato crostini recipe using fresh tomatoes from the garden or farmers market in just 30 minutes […]

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Fall Home Decor Must Haves at Pottery Barn’s 20% Off Fall Home Decorating Event

By   /  September 14, 2014  /  Home, Home & Garden, Life, Lifestyle  /  No Comments

FILIGREE PUNCHED CERAMIC PUMPKINS

It might have been 100 degrees today, but I’m eager to beat the heat and start decorating for fall! Nothing says fall quite like pumpkins, cozy candles and rustic decor, and if you’re looking to update your home this season with fun fall decorations, you must check out Pottery Barn’s Fall Decorating Event where you […]

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Recipe: Learn To Make “The Chew” Chef Michael Symon and Michael Strahan’s Tomato & Ricotta Tart

By   /  September 12, 2014  /  Food and Drink, Life, Lifestyle, Recipe, Sports  /  No Comments

Summer is my favorite season and not just because I enjoy warm weather and daylight savings time, my love for summer has more to do with juicy fresh homegrown tomatoes! On the Friday, September 12th episode of “The Chew” the co-hosts were joined by NFL Hall of Famer and “Kelly & Michael co-host Michael Strahan […]

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Recipe: Learn To Make “The Chew’s” Clinton Kelly’s Bacon, Egg and Cheese Boats

By   /  September 12, 2014  /  Food and Drink, Life, Lifestyle, Recipe  /  No Comments

It may unofficially be fall, but the weather is still gorgeous and perfect for throwing a fabulous outdoor brunch (or one inside with the air conditioner on!). If you’re in search of a delicious recipe for brunch with your besties this weekend, you’re in luck! Today on “The Chew” co-host Clinton Kelly shared his amazing bacon, egg and […]

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DIY: How To Make Marquee Lights with Mason Jars and Other Fun Crafts With

By   /  September 12, 2014  /  Do It Yourself, Home, Home & Garden, Life, Lifestyle  /  No Comments

      We love mason jars around here! My mom and I use them all the time on our flower farm, and I’ve actually gotten pretty good at spray painting different designs on them. They’re quick and easy for flowers, for entertaining guests and various seasonal displays, especially for fall! But who knew you […]

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Recipe: Learn How To Make “The Chew” Chef Michael Symon’s Homemade Heath Happy Bars!

By   /  September 11, 2014  /  Food and Drink, Life, Lifestyle, Recipe  /  No Comments

Who doesn’t love a heath bar? I’m craving the toffee and milk chocolate goodness as I type! If you love heath bars as much as I do, or just chocolate in general, you’re in luck! Today on “The Chew” chef Michael Symon shared his recipe for happy bars, which are his take on the heath bar. […]

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Recipe: Learn How To Make Jacque Torres No Flour Walnut Chocolate Chip Cookies As Seen On The Chew

By   /  September 11, 2014  /  Food and Drink, Life, Lifestyle, Recipe  /  No Comments

Who doesn’t love chocolate chip cookies, especially with walnuts! Today on “The Chew” renowned chocolatier Jacque Torres joined the show’s co-hosts Carla Hall and Mario Batali to share the best chocolate chip cookies in the world, his walnut chocolate chip cookies. Believe it or not but there’s no butter, oil or flour in these cookies! […]

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Enter To Win Your Dream Kitchen Via American Home Shield’s Summer of Giveaways Sweepstakes

By   /  September 11, 2014  /  Home, Home & Garden, Life, Lifestyle, Reviews/Giveaways  /  No Comments

    The kitchen is one of the happiest places in a home. It’s where memories are made and where family traditions take place. One of my favorite family traditions growing up was making tamales with my mom and grandma during the holidays. The kitchen was where my grandma was happiest and where I learned about my […]

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Recipe: Learn To Make “The Chew” Chef Michael Symon’s Puffy Tacos

By   /  September 10, 2014  /  Food and Drink, Life, Lifestyle, Recipe  /  No Comments

Growing up with a Mexican mom and grandma, I was treated to the best Mexican food on the planet. Unfortunately my grandmother can no longer cook, but she taught my mom her cooking skills which include her amazing puffy taco recipe. I’ve always loved them stuffed with chicken, potatoes, lettuce and pico de gallo (covered […]

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Recipe: Learn To Make “The Chew” Lunch Tank Winner’s Honey Mustard Chicken Salad

By   /  September 10, 2014  /  Food and Drink, Life, Lifestyle, Recipe  /  No Comments

On the hunt for a new quick and easy chicken salad recipe that takes less than 30 minutes to make? If so, you won’t want to miss the delicious honey mustard chicken salad recipe, Lunch Tank winner Christine Taylor taught chef Mario Batali how to make on “The Chew” today. Not only is her honey mustard chicken salad […]

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Home Decor Must Haves at Anthropologie’s Sale on Bedding, Throws & Decorating Doodads!

By   /  September 10, 2014  /  Home, Home & Garden, Life, Lifestyle, Sale, Shopping  /  No Comments

Mini Latte Bowls. Anthropologie

It’s no secret that I love a good sale, especially when it’s on Anthropologie’s amazing decor! I love their gorgeous bedding and decor must haves, and it’s a rarity when some of these great items are on sale. If you’ve been looking to update your home with gorgeous decor items you’ll use all year long, or […]

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